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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 22, 1920   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 22, 1920 is a delightful collection of satirical and humorous content. The magazine showcases clever political cartoons, witty articles, and humorous anecdotes that provide valuable insight into the cultural and social climate of the early 20th century.

The editorial team has done a fantastic job curating a diverse range of content that appeals to a wide audience. From poking fun at the latest political scandal to highlighting the absurdities of everyday life, each page is filled with clever wordplay and sharp wit.

One of the highlights of this volume is the selection of cartoons, which are not only visually entertaining but also serve as a clever commentary on the issues of the day. The artists' ability to distill complex political issues into a single image is truly impressive.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 22, 1920 is a witty and engaging read that offers a unique glimpse into the humor and satire of the early 20th century. Whether you're a history buff or simply enjoy a good laugh, this volume is sure to entertain and enlighten.

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VOL. 159.

DECEMBER 22ND, 1920.

CHARIVARIA. It is pointed out that the display of December meteors is more than usually lavish. Send a postcard to your M.P. about it.

Mr. LLOYD GEORGE recently stated that the first prize he ever won was for singing. It is only fair to say that this happened in the pre NORTHCLIFFE era.

An elderly Londoner recalls a Christmas when the cold was so intense that in a Soho restaurant the ices froze.

There has arrived at the Zoo a bird akin to the partridge and excellent for the table, but unable to fly. The very thing for the estate of a sporting profiteer.

"What is the best fire preventative?" asks a weekly journal. The answer is, the present price of coal.

The National Rat Campaign this year, we are told, was a great success. On the other hand we gather that several rats have threatened to issue a minority report.

"There is nothing so enjoyable," says a newspaper correspondent, "as a trip across the water to Ireland." Except, of course, a trip back again.

A number of Huns are receiving Iron Crosses through the post inscribed "Your Fatherland does not forget you." How like Germany! She won't even allow bygones to be bygones... Continue reading book >>

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